O’Brien’s Breeches or A Tale of Tullamore



Publisher: London, Hildesheimer & Faulkner, c.1887
Description: pp12, tinted illustrations. Small 8vo (13x10cms), original stiff card with dust wrapper (rear wrapper takes the form of a greeting card - `With best wishes From..'. A fine, unused, copy

An attractively produced satirical poem about William O’Brien, the Irish journalist and Tullamore politician, who was imprisioned in 1887 for incitement under the Coercion Act. He refused to wear prison clothes, and a tweed suit was smuggled in to him

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